Entry-Level Home Health Aide Salary

Entry-Level Home Health Aides take home an average $9.82 per hour. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. For the most part, Entry-Level Home Health Aides enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Approximately one-fifth report receiving medical coverage from their employers and one-eighth collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$12,605 - $39,746

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$7.98 - $13.23

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$12,605 - $39,746  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $103.32  
Total Pay (?
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$16,564 - $29,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$7.98 - $13.23  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.09 - $0.51  
Overtime
$0.00 - $15.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$0.00 - $103.32  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$16,564 - $29,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,204
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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Home Health Aide


The lowest salaries can be found at Comfort Keepers — median pay is $19K — and there is little variation in compensation, with paychecks starting at $16K and only reaching $23K.

Pay Difference by Location


San Diego is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Home Health Aides, 11 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Home Health Aides can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+8 percent), Rochester (+6 percent), Philadelphia (+5 percent), and Columbus (+3 percent). Orlando is the lowest-paying area, 19 percent south of the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Dallas and Cleveland (18 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Home Health Aide Salaries

Hospice Care
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National Average
$21,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 135 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 20% dental benefits Dental: 13%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 79%
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